-A federal judge’s verdict yesterday struck down Proposition 8, the California ban on same-sex marriage. The ruling is only a step on the path to a longer battle that will likely end in the Supreme Court. [ The New York Times ]
's son posed with two adorable young girls for his family-friendly campaign mailer. The problem? The young candidate
doesn’t actually have kids
- Naomi Campbell testified against former Liberian leader Charles Taylor , admitting that the war criminal had given her "blood diamonds" at a dinner in 1997. [ People ]
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